Friday, February 17, 2012

Alleged thylacine sightings

By Samantha Turnbull

More alleged thylacine spottings have been reported to our wildlife expert Gary Opit

Officially they no longer exist, but that hasn't stopped wildlife watchers spotting thylacines in northern New South Wales.
Also known as tasmanian tigers, the last known thylacine is believed to have died in a Hobart zoo in 1936.
Since then, there have been hundreds of unconfirmed sightings of the animals across Australia, including a handful around Nimbin in recent weeks.
ABC North Coast wildlife expert Gary Opit says the recent spotters insisted the mysterious animals were not dogs, cats or foxes.

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